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Survey of English Place-Names

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Thoresway Rd

Field in the Parish of Rothwell

Historical Forms

  • 1805 Yarb 1832 Yarb
  • thorswey gate 1577 Terrier
  • Thoreswaie gate 1606 Terrier
  • Thoresway gate 1611 Terrier 1625 Terrier 1638 Terrier
  • Thoresway Gate 1721 Terrier

Etymology

Thoresway Rd 1805,1832(thorswey gate 1577, Thoreswaie gate 1606, Thoresway gate 1611, 1625, 1638,Thoresway Gate 1721, v. gata)